The Maroon

Ghosted by Gordon

Ghosted by Gordon

Andres Fuentes

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It was all there in place for the perfect storm: the news casts were airing all throughout the night, students got out of school early to gather supplies and the blowouts were being planned at the local bars. However, the party doesn't start until the storm comes through, and Tropical Storm Gordon decided...

Condoms and pregnancy tests cause confusion with new bookstore vendor

Condoms and pregnancy tests cause confusion with new bookstore vendor

Rose Wagner

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The week before classes began, Loyola requested that Barnes & Noble College pull products off the university bookstore's shelves that were "not aligned with our Catholic values," according to Laura Frerichs, president of marketing and communications.The removed stock included condoms, according to bo...

Loyola classes and operations to resume on Wednesday, Sept. 5

Loyola classes and operations to resume on Wednesday, Sept. 5

Jc Canicosa

September 4, 2018


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Loyola is scheduled to resume class and operations on Wednesday, Sept. 5 starting at 10 a.m.Chief Todd Warren, director of public safety, sent out an email Tuesday, Sept. 4 afternoon."We will continue to monitor the storm and advise of any changes to these plans based on the impact to New Orleans and ...

Loyola still deciding Benson Center’s future

Loyola still deciding Benson Center’s future

Riley Katz

September 4, 2018


Filed under Finance, News, Religion, Showcase

After years of waiting, the pillar that stands in between Monroe Hall and the sculpture garden is one step closer to becoming the Tom Benson Jesuit Center, thanks to a matching grant of $500,000 from an anonymous donor. The donor created the matching grant for the long-awaited center’s creation and 20...

Loyola canceled classes for Gordon

Loyola canceled classes for Gordon

September 3, 2018


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UPDATE: Loyola canceled classes beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 and will resume operations Wednesday, Sept. 5.   Loyola will remain open on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and continue normal operations, despite Tropical Storm Gordon. Chief Todd Warren, director of safety, sent out an email to...

Work study renewals caused campus confusion

Work study renewals caused campus confusion

Jc Canicosa

September 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

When music education junior Hank Hendrix returned to the Whelan Children's Center for his first shift of the fall semester, the center informed Hendrix that they did not have him on file. This directed a confused Hendrix to a multitude of different Loyola offices in search for an answer to what happened...

Tulane Blue Line replaces Loyola’s shuttle service

Tulane Blue Line replaces Loyola’s shuttle service

Anum Siddiqui

September 1, 2018


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This fall semester, Loyola students are skipping the maroon and gold for Tulane University's Blue Line shuttle system.Loyola's van shuttle system has been discontinued and replaced by Tulane's shuttle system that will now serve Loyola students and faculty. The shuttle provides access to the West Road...

SGA cabinet brings new faces to old positions

SGA cabinet brings new faces to old positions

Cody Downey

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

With a new school year, there also comes a new cabinet for Loyola's Student Government Association. Elected last year, SGA President Sierra Ambrose, political science senior, and Vice President Joann Cassama, biology junior, not only bring themselves to the table but also a whole staff to help them go...

Loyola shelves food studies program

Loyola shelves food studies program

Madison Mcloughlin

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

While New Orleans is widely renowned for its food culture, attracting tourists and students alike, the city will now have one fewer food studies program. Loyola has temporarily suspended the food studies program after only one year due to a lack of demand, according to Maria Calzada, interim provost. “The...

Students, teachers expected to continue coursework during campus evacuations

Students, teachers expected to continue coursework during campus evacuations

India Yarborough

August 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola professors are expected to continue academic instruction when campus operations are suspended, according to an email sent to university faculty. Maria Calzada, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, informed teachers August 17 of the expectation, one of many addressed in the school&#...

Loyola offers new health options for students

Loyola offers new health options for students

Andres Fuentes

August 25, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

To kick off the new school year, Loyola is showing its commitment to student wellness by offering health insurance to students. The university is partnering with Student Educational Benefit Trust to offer three health insurance plans and a supplemental option for all eligible enrolled students. In...

Mass of the Holy Spirit date changed

Mass of the Holy Spirit date changed

Rhon Ridgeway

August 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

The Mass of the Holy Spirit will now be celebrated Thursday, September 6 at 12:30 p.m. because classes are being canceled for the Inaugural Mass of President Tetlow on Thursday, November 15, according to the Department of Student Life and Ministry. Classes will not be canceled September 6 but between...

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